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Free Mental Health First Aid Trainings in May

Community trainings funded by Particle Accelerator concert, coming on June 11
Area residents will have two opportunities in May to attend free Mental Health First Aid trainings.

United Services will be holding the free 8-hour course over two days: Fridays May 13 and 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day at United Services Dayville office, 1007 North Main Street, […]

April 15th, 2016|News|

Particle Accelerator X to be held June 11

The 10th Annual Particle Accelerator: A Day of Music and Hope will be held Saturday, June 11, 2016 in Rotary Park in downtown Putnam. The free, all day music festival features 20 bands playing music of all genres and for all ages. The concert begins at noon and will continue until 11 p.m.

Local businesses are invited to participate in this […]

March 31st, 2016|Events, News|
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    United Services Joins Call for State Assistance to Address Mental Health Needs of Older Adults

United Services Joins Call for State Assistance to Address Mental Health Needs of Older Adults

USI Seeks State Support for Windham Regional Clinic to address 248% outpatient  increase
Hartford, CT – United Services, Inc. today joined with members of The State Department on Aging and the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) to reveal the findings of a yearlong initiative to assess the regional mental health resources vital to the well being […]

March 9th, 2016|News|

Legislators Urged to Support Windham Mental Health Services

 Dayville, CT –  United Services, Inc. held its annual Legislative Dinner on Thursday, January 28th to provide area members of the General Assembly with an overview of the needs of individuals and families struggling with behavioral health issues throughout the region. A recent Hartford Healthcare Community Needs Assessment recently identified Mental Health as the number one health priority in […]

January 29th, 2016|News|

Tickets for Irish Night Now on Sale!

On Thursday, March 17, United Services will host our 15th annual Irish Night, now at Wrights Mill Farm in Canterbury, to benefit Children and Family Programs.  These include:

One of the busiest Child Guidance Clinics in the state, providing trauma-informed and trauma-focused mental health services for children and adolescents.
Family Programs, including parent education, support groups such as Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, […]

January 22nd, 2016|Events, News|
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    Free Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainings in Feb. and March

Free Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainings in Feb. and March

Area residents will have two opportunities in coming months to attend free Youth Mental Health First Aid trainings.

United Services will be holding the free 8-hour course on Wednesday, February 3 and again on Wednesday March 2 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day at United Services Dayville office, 1007 North Main Street, Dayville.

There is limited availability for this […]

January 8th, 2016|News|

Calls of Support Needed!

Resident Calls to Legislators Needed to Push for State Bonding Support for Windham Clinical Center
United Services has been seeking state support for a critically needed new Windham Region Clinical Center, intended to expand and enhance access to behavioral health, autism services, and other programs vital to the children and families of the Windham Region.

Our request to the Bond Commission […]

December 16th, 2015|News|

Holiday Giving Support from Verizon HopeLine

The holidays will be brighter for children in the United Services Domestic Violence Program thanks to a $1,000 donation from HopeLine from Verizon Wireless. The funds will be used for parents in the program to purchase holiday gifts for their children. Domestic Violence Program Manager Julie Hoagland helped Intensive Services Division Director Heather Victoria to top their holiday chalk […]

December 9th, 2015|News|

United Services Celebrates Wellness Success

State Deputy Commissioner Joins Quarterly Celebration of Wellness Pilot Program

 WILLIMANTIC – Members of United Services Lighthouse Clubhouse have lost 101 pounds since April through a wellness pilot program, and the agency and Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services Deputy Commissioner Nancy Navarretta celebrated Friday.

United Services is part of a nationwide pilot program, In SHAPE, a research study […]

December 8th, 2015|News|

Free Youth Mental Health First Aid Training in December

United Services will be holding a free, 8-hour Youth Mental Health First Aid training to the community on Saturday, December 12 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Kingdom Destiny Outreach International (KDOI) 120 Union Street, Willimantic, CT. There is limited availability for this award-winning training, which is the mental health equivalent to CPR, providing individuals with the […]

November 24th, 2015|News|